Athletic Trainer's Resource Page

The following documents are provided in an effort to help the coach, and the respective school, become more organized and work toward compliance with the following state laws.  (NOTE: This information is NOT all inclusive and does NOT guarantee compliance.  Compliance with the law(s) is the responsibility of the respective School District.

 

  •  ACT 314 - Youth Concussion Act
  • ACT 352 - Comprehensive Sports Injury Management Program

 

Acknowledgement of Risk 
  1. This document obtains an acknowlegement of the risk of injury that comes with participating in athletics.
  2.  This document notifies boh the student athlete and parent(s) of the risk of serious injury in athletics.
  3. This document obtains athlete and parental notification of the risk of concussion and head injury.
  4. This document is a concussion statement on athlete responsibiliyt and parent awareness.

Emergency Action Plan
  1. This form obtains the emergency information and consent from the parent / guardian.
  2. This document is a sample template for the development of an Emergency Action Plan (EAP).
  3. This document is a sample EAP and the use of first-aid and an Automatic External Defibulator (AED).

Sending the Athlete to a Doctor
  1. This form is the LHSAA 2012 Medical History/Medical Examination Form.
  2. This form can be sent with your student athlete to the appropriate health care provider (MD, DO, PA, NP) for an evaluation.
  3. This form is the LHSAA Return to Competition  to obtain medical clearance for a return to play status

Electronic Communication with Students
  1. This document obtains parental authorization to communicate with their child via electronic means (phone, text, etc.) concerning all all relative information to their sport.

Drug and Alcohol Testing
  1. This document obtains parental authorization and consent to allow the respective school board to conduct drug and alcohol testing.

Infections / Diseases
  1. This document is the NFHS 2010 Guidelines on sports hygiene, skin infections, and communicable diseases.

Heat Illness / Prevention
  1. This document is the NFHS 2012 Heat Acclimatization and Heat Illneess Prevention Position Statement.
  2. This document is the NFHS 2011 Position Statement and Recommendation for Hydration.
  3. This document shows a Urine Colar Chart to help determine if the stuent athlete is hydrated?
  4. This document is the NFHS 2011 Position Statement and Recommendations on the Use of Energy Drinks.

Concussion / Head Injury
  1. This document is a copy of a SCAT2 with signs and symptoms of a possible concussion.
  2. This document is a copy of a palm card with information and tools to hlp medical staff with the on-field care of a concussion.
  3. This document is the LHSAA 2011 Concussion Packet.
  4. This document is the NFHS 2011 Position Statement and Recommendations for Mouth Guard use in Sports.

CDC 24/7: Saving Lives. Protecting People. Saving Money through Prevention.

Concussion in Sports website

Online training

Lightning Safety
  1. This document is the NFHS 2010 Guidelines on Handling Contest during Lightning Disturbances.

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